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episode

1. an incident, sequence, or scene that forms part of a narrative but may be a digression from the main story
2. (in ancient Greek tragedy) a section between two choric songs
3. Music a contrasting section between statements of the subject, as in a fugue or rondo
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episode

any ‘historically located sequence of change’ (e.g. the origins of PRISTINE STATES) with ‘a specific opening, trend of events and outcome’, but not a part of any necessary sequence of social development (GIDDENS, 1981). see also EPISODIC CHARACTERIZATION.
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episode

[′ep·ə‚sōd]
(geology)
A distinctive event or series of events in the geologic history of a region or feature.
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Works selected across the Indie Episodic, Shorts and Special Events sections of the 2019 Sundance film festival were announced today, emphasising Sundance Institute's commitment to showcasing bold independent storytelling regardless of the form, format, or length.
More impressively, fully one-third of the chronic migraine group and 16% of episodic migraineurs filled three or more opioid prescriptions within that 12-month interval.
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"We're interested in episodic memory - and episodic memory replay - because it declines in Alzheimer's disease, and in aging in general."
These episodic voters are not only far more numerous than unregistered voters, they are also much likelier to change their behavior.
Crustacean and gastropod assemblages in areas exposed to chronic acidification are similar to those exposed to episodic acidification, with the exception of the gastropod Bembicium auratum, which was at least twice as abundant in areas with low exposure to acidification than in areas with high exposure (Amaral et al.